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Jun 28, 2015 - Bataan, Philippines

Sitting at the Manila Airport, Terminal 3, Domestic. Flying in and out of Manila is a little more complicated than you would expect. There are four terminals, and, while they are in the same general area of town, they are pretty rremote from each other. If you end up in the wrong terminal and don't have at least an hour for the transfer, you are probably sunk. Taxi drivers tend to ask several questions to make sure they are taking you to the right terminal. But, foreigners have a way of being too stupid for even the best of taxi drivers....

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Mar 24, 2005 - Passed Bataan and Corregidor, Philippines

On March 24, 1945, Daddy's convoy of boats passed Bataan and Corregidor where they paid tribute to Corregidor which is an Island which partially blocks Manilla Bay, the finest natural harbor in the Orient. The Battle of Corregidor was the culmination of the Japanese campaign for the conquest of the Philippines. Corregidor fell to the Japanese forces on May 6, 1942. US Troops under General Douglas MacArthur re-took Corregidor on February 26, 1945. Bataan is the landmass to the north of Corregidor and thus forms the northwest part of Manila...

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